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How effective is Furosemide for Leg swelling (Foot, leg, and ankle swelling)?
Overall ratings: 3.0/5
Long term ratings: 3.4/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Furosemide (furosemide) is for Leg swelling. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 77 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Furosemide
Furosemide (latest outcomes from 80,840 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention.
Leg swelling (latest reports from 1,358 patients) can be treated by Furosemide, Lasix, Hydrochlorothiazide, Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide, Spironolactone, Hctz.
On Nov, 26, 2014: 77 people are studied for taking Furosemide in Leg swelling
Furosemide effectiveness for Leg swelling (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Furosemide for Leg swelling * :
|Leg swelling||58.44%||41.56% |
Age of people who take Furosemide for Leg swelling * :
|Leg swelling||0.00%||0.00%||1.30%||5.19%||1.30%||15.58%||19.48%||57.14% |
Who find Furosemide more effective for Leg swelling?
Gender of people who find Furosemide more effective * :
|Leg swelling||58.62%||41.38% |
Age of people who find Furosemide more effective * :
|Leg swelling||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.45%||0.00%||17.24%||24.14%||55.17% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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